Author

RON ELISHA

Ron Elisha

Ron Elisha is a playwright based in Melbourne, Australia.

His stage plays include In Duty Bound (1979), Einstein (1981), Two (1983), Pax Americana (1984), The Levine Comedy (1986), Safe House(1989), Esterhaz (1990), Impropriety (1993), Choice (1994), Unknown Soldier (1996), The Goldberg Variations (2000), A Tree, Falling (2003), Ladies & Gentlemen (2004), Wrongful Life (2005), Controlled Crying (2006), Renaissance (2006), The Schelling Point (2010), Carbon Dating (2011), Stainless Steel Rat (2011, produced in London in 2012 under the title Man In The Middle), The Crown Versus Winslow (2011), Love Field (2013), The Soul Of Wittgenstein (2016), Certificate Of Life (2017), Window (2017) and Unsolicited Male (2018), I Really Don’t Care (2019), Falling In Love Again (2020) and Donating Felix (2020). He has also written a telemovie, Death Duties (1991), two children’s books, Pigtales (1994) and Too Big (1997), and hundreds of feature articles and stories in a variety of magazines, newspapers and journals.

His plays have been produced throughout Australia, New Zealand, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Poland, Israel and France, and have won a number of awards, including four Australian Writers’ Guild Awards, the Mitch Matthews Award (2006) and the Houston International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay. He has also been shortlisted for many awards over the years, including the Woodward International Playwriting Award (2020 – finalist – winner TBA 2021), the Patrick White Award (most recently in 2019), the Screencraft Stage Play Contest (semi-finalist 2019), the Noosa Arts One Act Play Competition (2020, winner TBA 2021), the Griffin Award, The Victorian Green Room, the Australian Writers’ Guild and various state Premiers’ Awards.

A TREE, FALLING by Ron Elisha
RENAISSANCE by Ron Elisha
CONTROLLED CRYING by Ron Elisha
WRONGFUL LIFE by Ron Elisha
THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS by Ron Elisha
TWO by Ron Elisha
CARBON DATING by Ron Elisha
HONOUR KILLING by Ron Elisha
FREEDOM by Ron Elisha
LOVE FIELD by Ron Elisha
BLOOD LIBEL by Ron Elisha
ESTERHAZ by Ron Elisha
THE SCHELLING POINT by Ron Elisha
THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS by Ron Elisha
MAN IN THE MIDDLE by Ron Elisha
CERTIFICATE OF LIFE by Ron Elisha
WINDOW by Ron Elisha
UNSOLICITED MALE by Ron Elisha
THE SOUL OF WITTGENSTEIN by Ron Elisha
21 DOWN by Ron Elisha
I REALLY DON'T CARE by Ron Elisha

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